Upcoming Events and Workshops

We always have something in the works - from workshops and exhibitions to presentations and art retreats. Find out what we'll be up to and where we'll be.




West Virginia Art Education Association 2017 Conference

Friday, October 27, 2017 and Saturday October 28, 2017, Shepherdstown, WV

Join David as he hosts the WVAEA Conference at Shepherd University.

Eric will also be presenting on Friday, October 27. If you're an art educator in West Virginia, don't miss out!


Virginia Art Education Association
2017 Conference

Sheraton Hotel, Reston, VA

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM, Room 1
Making the Shift: From Art Project to Project-Based Learning

Friday, November 3, 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM, Room 3
Confronting the “One and Done” Mentality

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 11:55 AM - 12:45 PM, Room 10
Community Sculpture: A Project-Based Learning Model

Join Eric at the VAEA 2017 Conference for a variety of presentation and workshops. More information will be coming in the near future.


Arkansas Art Educators 2017 Conference

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM,
Wyndham Riverfront HotelLittle Rock, AR 

Join Eric at the Arkansa Art Educators 2017 Fall Conference for a keynote presentation and workshop.



Art and Soul - Portland
Stencil Savvy

Monday, February 12, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stencils have become increasingly popular over the past few years, and many of us look forward to the latest releases by our favorite mixed-media artists. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll see just how easy it is to create your own distinctive stencils and templates. Walk away with a variety of unique stencils and templates ready to be used in all of your mixed-media endeavors.


Art and Soul - Portland
Monster Maker Workshop

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Unleash your mad scientist in this fun mixed media workshop as you bring a variety of creatures of the imagination to life. Learn to conceptualize and create cute and cuddly, or scary and menacing monsters with pencil, ink, paint, and collage, and walk away with your own menagerie of little beasts. Evil laugh optional.


Art and Soul - Portland
Luminous Liquid Layers

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Spend the day pushing your creativity as you delve into the world of liquid acrylics. Explore a multitude of exciting possibilities as you paint, drip, scrape, splatter, and stamp. Throw in some of your favorite images and personal ephemera to add mixed media flair to your work, or focus simply on building your painting skills. Open yourself to a new painting process as you build texture, embrace color, and develop rich layers. See how easy it is to develop dynamic images as you work, and walk away with vivid works ready to go up on the wall.


National Art Education Association 2018 National ConVention

March 22-24, 2018
Washington State Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

Join Us at the NAEA 2018 Convention for a variety of presentation and workshops. More information will be coming in the near future.


Larkin Arts

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Harrisonburg, VA

Immerse yourself in the art of mixed media layering, and delve deeply into a wide range of techniques for creating artful layers in your work. Explore how to build up color and texture using watercolors, water-soluble pencil, paper, writing, drawing, and image transfers, and walk away with a variety of richly layered work. 


Mapping the Journey
310 Art

May 19-20, 2018
Asheville, NC

It's all about you in this mixed-media workshop! Engage in a process of self-discovery and introspection as you delve into new realms, and set the direction of your intention. Take your art making to a new level as you experiment with layering acrylic paint, drawing, collage, text, and image transfers to define your personal themes and create a work from your personal vision.